Furmint: Still Going Strong

Mr. Laszlo Bálint dip. WSET (director of operations), and Mr. Balázs Humayer (co-founder) of FurmintUSA will embark upon a west coast promotional tour with tastings and events in San Diego and Los Angeles, California. Beginning October 22 in San Diego, Mr. Bálint participated in California distributor JJ Knox’s annual portfolio tasting. In early November, Mr. […]

Furmint grape @ WineFolly

Furmint Furmint is one of the most important Hungarian varieties famously used in Tokaji Aszú dessert wines, but also available as a dry wine in a similar in style to Riesling. FOOD PAIRING With it’s green spicy flavors and bracing acidity, Furmint complements herb-crusted poultry or fish. Try it with delicate Asian dishes like sushi […]

Hungarian Wines Proving Popular in Florida

FB International LLC has been working with New Wines of Hungary, a consortium of wines from the Tokaj region of Hungary, to help them augment their presence in the American market. Our Florida-based partner, Rick Perry, has been organizing wine tasting events in the community. Click here to read about the Crawfish Boil where Rick showcased the wines […]

Barta Furmint 2015 on SommSelect

“Barta’s Öreg Király Dúló (Old King vineyard) is a frontrunner for Hungary’s finest grape-growing site. This is Dry Furmint like you’ve never experienced—it has more texture, pure fruit, and mineral verve than many of the world’s greatest whites.” – IAN CAUBLE, MASTER SOMMELIER This is one of the most singularly delicious whites I’ve had all […]

10 Reasons to Love Furmint by Rebeka Győrfi

Rebeka Gyorfi (@rebekagyorfi) at Palinkerie gives you 10 reasons to love Furmint, Hungary’s premier native white grape varietal. 10.  It’s multi-faceted Sweet, dry, salty, earthy, rich, citrusy, powerful: these words can all be used to describe Furmint. Let yourself be surprised by the varied expressions of this wonderful, thin-skinned, late-ripening beauty. 9.  No matter the […]

Expert Predictions For The Wine Trends That Will Shape 2018 – Forbes

The world of wine, for all its reputation as a fairly hide-bound place, is constantly shifting. Styles, regions, grape varieties—all of these are just as subject to the vagaries of changing tastes and trends as fashion or music. But that doesn’t mean that what we’ll all be uncorking next year is without rhyme or reason: […]

Tasting Hungary at The Little Nell

After the Aspen Food and Wine Classic I finally found some time to put together a little tasting/class on Tokaj and Eger. We’ve had some bottles left over from previous year’s FWC and FurmintUSA was kind enough to let us have a couple of bottles each. In addition to that, thanks to Blaine Christian the […]